Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been targeted by a US military operation in northwestern Syria in which he was reportedly killed, US media reported before a statement on Sunday. October, announced as “very important” Donald Trump.
US commandos have been helicoptered and landed overnight in the Idleb region for a “targeting operation”. senior leaders of the IS “, the group Énewstat islamique.
The Observatory reports at least nine deaths, including two women and one child, without being able to say whether the Daesh leader was in the area.
Waiting for confirmation
Without specifically confirming the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Kurdish forces in Syria have hailed a “historic operation” carried out through “joint intelligence work” with Washington, while Turkey has claimed to have “Coordination” with the United States before the US operation, conducted in an area close to the Turkish border.
“In advance of the US operation in Idleb province in Syria last night, information exchange and coordination took place between the military authorities of both countries,” the Turkish Ministry of Defense said in a tweet. Defense.